Man participates in virtual outpatient services

4 Times to Consider Virtual Outpatient Services in the Bay Area

Mental health issues and addiction do not simply disappear when other issues take center stage. As the nation — and the world — face the current global pandemic, it is more important than ever that individuals struggling with these types of issues have access to high-quality remote treatment. In fact, in a quarantine situation, drug…

Emergency; Later Suicide

On May 7, 2020, the National Institute of Health issued a press release highlighting the findings of a new data analysis, which they had funded, and which had been published in the American Jour-nal of Preventative Medicine. The striking discovery found that patients who visited the emergency department for an opioid overdose are 100 times…

Jump in Suspected Overdoses

The Washington Post has reported that suspected overdoses ,not all of them fatal, nationally jumped 18% in March 2020, 29% in April 2020, and 42% in May 2020. These numbers were collected from data gathered from ambulance teams, hospitals, and police. The theory is that the culprit behind the spikes is the Coronavirus pandemic. The…

man with hands on wife asking, does my loved one need addiction treatment

Does My Loved One Need Addiction Treatment

No one plans on becoming addicted. And it can be challenging to know when an individual has crossed the line from recreational use into addiction. It is especially difficult for the addicted individual to answer this question for themselves. That is why it is essential to ask yourself, “Does my loved one need addiction treatment?”…